Episode 119: James Elkins on Globalism!

December 9, 2007 · Print This Article

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James Elkins
Duncan talks with James Elkins about globalism, imperialism’s and all sorts of lighthearted stuff. This is audio that was recorded this summer at The Stone Theory Institute’s first iteration; 2007: The Globalization of Art, co-organized with Zhivka Valiavicharska.

Bad At Sports sat in on the whole thing and has pretty much every second on tape. We will be posting five sections over the next month or two as raw audio with a short introduction by Elkins himself. These will not be the polished “podio” that you have been used too but for those of you academically inclined it will be freaking awesome…

check the blog regularly as we will update with out notice.

We have a James Elkins original picture of all the scholars involved with their names for download at…http://www.badatsports.com/megsmagic/2007-panorama.jpg

The show opens with an indictment of Duncan’s mean-ness.
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40000 Closing: Not an Exhibition

December 7, 2007 · Print This Article

Gallery 40000 Closes
After almost 3 years of operation Chicago gallery 40000 is closing its doors starting December, 29th 2007. Below is the press release giving the details.
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Episode 118: Circus Gallery/Navta Schultz

December 2, 2007 · Print This Article

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Circus Gallery

Marc and Brian interview Dawn Kasper with John Knuth of Circus Gallery featuring Michael Bauer of The Confederacy of Creative Ephemera.

Duncan talks to the delightful Ryan Schultz of Navta Schultz Gallery in Chicago about running a gallery, art fairs and the trajectory of the business.

NEXT WEEK: The Festival of Elkins!!!
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Whitney Biennial 2008? List Time!

November 30, 2007 · Print This Article

Sometime in the last couple of weeks the participant list was released for the 2008 Whitney Biennial. Wouldn’t you know it a couple of great Chicago oriented Artists are on the list!!! Our heart felt congratulations go out to Melanie Schiff and Amanda Ross-Ho!!! Please see the full list here.




Gallery showing that skips the pretense, Art you can drink

November 29, 2007 · Print This Article

Drink up the Art via Hannes Broecker

Yes, artist Hannes Broecker has taken the middle man out of the gallery opening and made Color Field art that you can drink. Telling visitors to “Drink Away the Art”

By hanging flat, glass containers with a variety of cocktails in the Dresden, Germany exhibition space complete with spouts and glassware, viewers were awash in color at the beginning of the night and when they were emptied basked in the company of pink elephants by the end.